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For 25 Years, K'NEX Continues to Produce Creative Building Toys in the USA

Via: ReleaseWire

Updated 7:00 AM CDT, Wed, September 13,2017

Hatfield, PA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 09/13/2017 -- When many toy companies are manufacturing their toys overseas, K'NEX Brands, the construction toy company where creativity clicks™, is dedicated to producing toys in the USA.

Designed to move fun-powered imaginations forward, over 95% of the pieces in every K'NEX set is manufactured in Hatfield, PA. K'NEX also manufactures LINCOLN LOGS, and TINKERTOY building sets, under license from Hasbro, both of which are made in Maine and Pennsylvania, respectively.

K'NEX is proud to create toys that combine Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math with imagination. In fact, STEAMagination can be found in every K'NEX set. STEAMagination allows parents and kids to turn building dreams into a fun-powered, 3-D reality. Building with K'NEX teaches children concepts they can apply to the real world.

It is important to Michael Araten, President & CEO of K'NEX, that they manufacture more items at home in the United States which will create more jobs for Americans. If every American spent $64 on products Made in the USA, in just one year, 200,000 new jobs would be created. Spending money on American-made goods allows the economy to get stronger, in turn strengthening the entire country. K'NEX truly believes making goods in the USA Could build a better America.

K'NEX is proud to be a member of American Made Matters, an organization that aims to educate consumers about the benefits of purchasing products made in the USA, helping to strengthen the American Dream. To learn more about the company, please visit www.knex.com.

About K'NEX Limited Partnership Group
K'NEX, founded in 1992, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Smart Brands International Co., LLC. They didn't originally intend on becoming an educational toy company. All they set out to do was show kids that there were no limits to building, besides their own imaginations. Fast-forward 25 years, K'NEX is proud to connect Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math with imagination. STEAMagination™ is a part of every K'NEX set, turning dream-building into a fun-powered, 3-D reality. Earning more than 400 awards and recognitions, K'NEX specially designs product lines with building toys for every age group and skill level. The K'NEX family of brands consists of Thrill Rides, IMAGINE Building Sets, K'NEX Education®, Kid K'NEX®, K-FORCE Build and Blast®, Mighty Makers®, Super Mario™, Mario Kart™, Plants vs. Zombies™, and LINCOLN LOGS® and TINKERTOY® under license from Hasbro.From the living room to the board room, they take great pride in helping build the leaders of tomorrow. Join them at http://www.knex.com.

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